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(Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images for The Franklin Mint)
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See History Unfold, Get Answers to the Questions Why, The History Fair Friday May 8th

Over a dozen history organizations are gathering May 8th at the Great Hall of the St. Louis Heritage & Arts Center (The Depot) to present the History Fair. They will showcase  artifacts and interesting pieces of our local rich history.

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(Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)
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What Is It Like To “Hunt” For Ghosts, Find Out April 2nd At The Depot

Many people email me and ask about Ghost Hunting and what it's like when I do some hunting on the Irvin. Well, now is the time you can find out, and everyone is welcome.

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Francesco Cura;
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Was Christmas Always Celebrated In America? The Pilgrims Didn’t Recognize The Christmas Holiday

There's a lot of talk about the war on Christmas these days - with many who aim to be more politically-correct trying to whisk the reason for the season under the rug.  While you could look at this modern-day battle in America as a recent development, it isn't.  In fact - the war against Christmas has been waged since the colonial days of our country.

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You Could Own A Part Of History From Rock Icon Todd Rundgren

Rock and Roll legend Todd Rundgren will auction memorabilia from his personal and professional career at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills for the benefit of his Spirit of Harmony Foundation.

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(Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth)
(Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth)
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World War II C-47 Military Transport Plane Flight Over the Twin Ports [VIDEO + PHOTOS]

A World War II era C-47 transport plane that was part of the D-Day invasion is spending some time in Duluth this week, giving folks the opportunity to discover the rich history of the plane and learn the powerful history of the war it was built for.

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Historical Society submitted
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Tomorrow, “History In A Pint” Will Talk About Swords and War Souvenirs

St. Louis County Historical Society announces the next event of its Veterans’ Memorial Hall program, a “History in a Pint” presentation, entitled “More than War Souvenirs: Reflections on Minnesota’s WWII Veterans and Their Japanese Swords”. This event is free and open to all.

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Lunch With The History People Looks At History In Northern Minnesota, What Did They Find

Stephen Mulholland, co-owner and Field Director of Duluth Archaeology Center, has worked in archaeology throughout Minnesota since 1982. His work includes many important archaeological sites in St. Louis County. In 2002, he received a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Archaeological Studies from the University of Minnesota. He is the next speaker for "Lunch With The History People".

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(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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Add The Veterans Memorial Hall 5k Fun Run, To your Runner’s List This Year

Now that the Fitgers 5k has been run, that signals the start of the season. You can start picking your races and putting them on the calendar. This one is a little different, all proceeds benefit Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of St. Louis County Historical Society.

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(Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)
(Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images)
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Lunch With The History People Cancelled For Tomorrow Due To Weather

Due to the uncertainty of the weather, Gina’s presentation scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled and rescheduled. She will be back for her presentation on September 18, 2014.

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St. Louis Historical Society submitted used by permission
St. Louis Historical Society submitted used by permission
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You’re Invited To the Veterans Rememberance Dinner December 5th

I always hear people say, know your history or you are bound to repeat it. I also know the sacrifice people have made so I can enjoy the life I choose to live. I am thankful for that and appreciate it. In my opinion there are never too many events to honor those who have given, and I also want to mention their families.

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November 20th Last Day To Get Atiques Appraised This Year

This will be the last time this year to bring in your Antiques to get looked at. There will not be another appraisal in the month of December. The St. Louis Historical Society is sponsoring the last one of the season. You may be sitting on a treasure. What seemed like a worthless perfume bottle or ugly vase, might be a historical or valuable find.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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